News for March 2006

Digital Production, Part 3 – Pre-visualisation…

In this, the third part of our digital production series, we’ll take a look at the pre-visualisation phase of the production, “The Toilet Guy“.

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Posted: March 28th, 2006
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Combustion 4.0…

Product: Combustion
Version: 4.0
Manufacturer: Autodesk
Price: $995

Performance & stability: 7/10
Expected return on investment: 10/10
Support: 9/10
Longevity: 8/10
Flexibility: 10/10

Pros: Seems as though it can do anything

Cons: No Linux version available, performance not really suitable for client-attended sessions

Bottom line:The most versatile motion picture software available

Combustion 4.0

Combustion has been around for a long while, now at version 4, released last year. Since this is the first version for review at digital intermediates .org, I’ll focus on the package as a whole, rather than just the new features, and examine how well it can fit into a typical digital intermediate pipeline.
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Posted: March 27th, 2006
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Surreal Road Launches Digital Services…

Surreal Road has launched two new digital services based on research and expertise within the post-production field.
The new “Sublimation” digital conversion service takes digital image sequences, digital videos, or digital movies and transcodes them into any other format at a high level of quality.
The “Insomnia” digital intermediate consultation service finally provides filmmakers and start-up facilities with the expertise they need to get the digital intermediate process to work for them.
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Posted: March 17th, 2006
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